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The pressure is on for Olympic selection after four players scored in Australia A's Kookaburras Cup win over Argentina at Shenton Park yesterday.

Australia's second-string line-up produced their best effort of the two-week tournament to beat Argentina 4-2.

After an early goal from visiting captain Matias Vila, the Australians made the most of possessions and Jacob Whetton scored two minutes from the break.

Tristan White put the Aussies ahead inside two minutes of the second half, then Whetton set up Aran Zalewski with a reverse stick shot from the edge of the circle five minutes later.

Penalty corner specialist Luke Doerner celebrated his return from injury with a flick to the back of the net, before Pedro Ibarra took advantage at the other end just minutes from the end.

Australia A coach Jay Stacy said the performance was his side's best of the tournament with loads of scoring chances.

"We controlled the game for extended periods of time and had a lot of opportunities," he said. "It has been beneficial having the group together for a few games.

"The areas we have identified, from all our games, we have continued to improve on fairly well."

In a late game, the Kookaburras came back from a one-goal deficit to beat the Netherlands 2-1. Jeroen Hertzberger opened with a field goal after 25 minutes, but the home team then took charge, with Glenn Turner and Glenn Simpson the goal scorers.

The West Australian

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